Best Events in Glasgow

When it comes to what's on in Glasgow, this wee city has some crackers. From kicking club nights and fun student parties, to wine clubs, whisky tastings and food fun. From the cool and quirky to the classy, the something a little different to a new twist on the same old thing. Here's our pick of the best events in Glasgow, so make sure you check them out and have yourself a very fun, very special, very cool night out in Glasgow. 

Last updated on 20th October 2017

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This is a night of darkness and light, dreams and nightmares, as over twenty pole performances are mixed with the best names in burlesque, boylesque, side show, cabaret and drag.

Cabaret/Burlesque, Something A Little Different, Theatre/Arts, Themed Nights
East End
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Get to know Glasgow's West End a little better as this tour takes you to some of the best whisky bars in the area. Expect a three-hour tour that will cover all bases on the spirit, from fun facts through to four tasters of premium tipples.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Walks & Tours, Food & Drink, Bar Crawl, Something A Little Different
Not Applicable
Argyle Street Area
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Champagne, canapes, four-course dinner and live music - celebrate New Year's in style at this gorgeous gala event. £5 from your ticket will be donated to the charity Deafblind Scotland, making it not only one of the best Hogmanay events in Glasgow, but also a good note on which to start the new year. 

New Years Eve Party, Live Music, Food & Drink, VIP Party
Live Music
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Looking for all there is to know about whisky? Then join this city centre tour which will give you the low down over the course of three hours and will include a visit to some of the best bars and tasters.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Walks & Tours, Food & Drink, Bar Crawl, Something A Little Different
Not Applicable
Argyle Street Area
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Take a trip back to the golden age of burlesque with this sparkly event in Glasgow. The GnG Revue show will bring together some of the country's brightest burlesque stars and hotly-tipped live performers for a night of sass, titillation and awe-inspiring finesse come the 28th October.

Cabaret/Burlesque, Something A Little Different, Theatre/Arts, Themed Nights
Burlesque/Piano
Merchant City
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Taking place at SWG3, this night is a massive mix of Drambuie cocktails and international jazz, all completely free.

Fun Time Partying, Food & Drink, Live Music
Live Music
West End
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Subculture at Sub Club is the longest running club nights in Glasgow, and with good reason. Resident DJs Harri & Dom have been at the decks for nearly twenty years pumping their unique brand of punchy house to an adoring crowd of ravers who never tire of their stomping sessions. With an ever-evolving selection of top name guest DJs joining them in the Central Glasgow club every Saturday night, there's a reason this club night has garnered quite the cult following and regarded as one of the best events in Glasgow each week. 

Clubbing
House Music
Argyle Street Area

Grab your salt and line and head over to Barrowlands Ballroom as a huge tequila festival rocks into town. The one-day event will be celebrating the spirit with plenty of different types, live music and street food.

Food & Drink, Daytime, Fun Time Partying, Supper Clubs
Hip Hop/RnB
East End

Taking place in O2, this festival is bringing a serious fiesta to Glasgow. Put on your best day of the dead outfit and party with DJs, circus acts and liver performances.

Clubbing, Cabaret/Burlesque, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Hip Hop/RnB

The only comedy show in Glasgow to be sold out every week for the past five years, The Stand’s Saturday Show brings together the most side-splitting comedians for a night of hilarity. Bringing together five different acts, the best comperes and great headlines from around the UK and abroad, your laughter is guaranteed.

Comedy
Not Applicable
@ Boteco Do Brasil on Every Wednesday

Salsa Night at Boteco do Brasil is barrel loads of fun and definitely one of the best events in Glasgow each week. Every Wednesday you can unleash your inner Latin flair with a night of raucous dancing and partying. The evening kicks off with Tumbao Salsa School classes for mixed abilities from 6.45pm. Then from 10.30pm, salsa DJs turn up the heat - and the music - for one red hot night on the dancefloor of this Merchant City bar and club. 

Something A Little Different, Fun Time Partying, Classes
Party Mash Up
Merchant City

The Pretty Ugly Club is one of the best club nights in Glasgow if you're looking from something a little different to the usual party anthems. Three ladies at the decks spinning some of the slickest alt tunes around in The Admiral basement - what could be better? 

Fun Time Partying
Rock n Roll
Argyle Street Area

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